Monday Musings: Goin’ Nowhere

So, it seems we are to be under restrictions until at least the end of April. Don't misunderstand, I am fully in favor of this. I also understand (and to some extent, am pretty sure) that's not even long enough. Our governor here in MA said today that predictions are that the confirmed cases of … Continue reading Monday Musings: Goin’ Nowhere

Wednesday Wanderings: Spicy Peppers, Novels in Math Class, Earliest Known Fossil Finger, and Vacation in Outer Space

Love spicy hot peppers? Afraid they could cause health risks? Here are some answers (Don't worry- you can still eat your faves!): Chile Peppers Would math class have been easier for you if you could read novels as a way of learning? These teachers think so: Novels in Math Class Discovery of a fossilized human … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Spicy Peppers, Novels in Math Class, Earliest Known Fossil Finger, and Vacation in Outer Space

Wednesday Wanderings: Switzerland and Lobsters, Olympic Medal Tracker, 32 Gorgeous Photos of Nature, and Pets and Your Health

Switzerland is far and away the most progressive country as far as animal rights go. Beginning March 1, it will be illegal to kill lobsters by plunging them into boiling water, a popular method when cooking them. Lobsters in Switzerland In case you were wondering, here's a medal tracker for the current Olympics: Medal Tracker … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Switzerland and Lobsters, Olympic Medal Tracker, 32 Gorgeous Photos of Nature, and Pets and Your Health

Wednesday Wanderings: English Language Oddities, Organic Food, Coffee is Good, Yoga is Good, and Scary Tower Climbing

I just saw a conversation on Facebook about this very thing. I'm guilty of it with a few. Others make me cringe when I hear them. Here are 25 phrases that many people get wrong: http://www.lifehack.org/articles/communication/25-common-phrases-that-youre-saying-wrong.html In food related "things people get wrong," here are five myths about organic food: http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/blog/5-myths-about-organics?sf14914084=1 This one is about … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: English Language Oddities, Organic Food, Coffee is Good, Yoga is Good, and Scary Tower Climbing